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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
about the tannery and the devastating impact on the environment and the people who live here. >> and joe will be here to tell us why it was snowing stuffed animals at a hockey game in canada and this is coming up, in sports, do stay with us. ♪ ♪ welcome back and this is the top stories on al jazeera, thai police are allowing protesters to enter the grounds of government buildings after being with them for days. and they say their campaign to topple the government will go on. ukraine's parliament will vote on a confidence motion against the government, the country's prime minister is warning that protests could turn into a coup and demonstrations are intensifying in kiev. and television is reporting the suicide attack in the capitol damascus killed four people and the blast is in the neighborhood and also injured 17 others and we will bring you more as we get it. iran's foreign minister told al jazeera u.s. sanctions didn't enforce them with the program, they want to be integrated at the same time protecting their interesting and we have more from washington. >> handshakes and smiles
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
environment that we try to bring to the office and the work environment. founder.o and the founder of a startup that takes your ideas and takes you onto shelves of major retailers. ♪ >> quirky turns and ventures ideas, ideas submitted online and fine tuned by the community with products showing up on shelves all the time. then is the founder and ceo of quirky. an example of collaborative product development, i know you brought some pretty cool ones here. your background is pretty crazy. you asked your parents to take a second mortgage out on their home and you developed this great battery pack for the iphone? >> i was trying to figure out a way to not listen to my teacher. was aght all i needed little bit of money so i convinced my parents to remortgage their house and flew to china, realizing i needed more than money. that was a company platform for invention. you say you need more than money, what else do people need? it, you is one part of do design and manufacturing. deals with retailers, marketing, packaging. all that is fine. if we came together as a community, we could pus
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
that works focuses and makes sure that schools are welcoming, safe environment. welcoming, safe and collaborative environments. you can't show we a school that works or a district or a state or a cub that works -- country that works where that notion of collaboration as opposed to competition, that notion of welcoming and safe environment so that schools are central to communities are not the dominant theory as as opposed to testingd sanctioning. and so that's what we are trying to do, work with community, bottom-up solutions that are aligned with what communities need, great neighborhood public schools and, ultimately, really trying to make sure that every -- that public education is an anchor of our democracy, a to pell hour of our economy and probably most important, really, really make sure that we give and figure out how to enable all kids to have the opportunity to not only dream their dreams, but achieve them. >> and we are live this morning awaiting remarks from treasury secretary jacob lew on implementation of the dodd-frank financial regulations law. he will be introdu
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
strongly , but think about the policy environment that the bank of japan is committed to. that may yet mean more upside. -- when itlieve comes to japanese equities, we think a trailing approach may make more sense. getting in when the shorter-term policy environment looks attractive and not being afraid to take profits and looking for another opportunity to reenter. 12 monthsee it as a overweight type market. it might be too volatile for that in 2014. , surelyoped markets there should be something on the other side of that trade. >> a few months into the year, the way we look at it is that the rally this year has been multiple expansion. that has been driven by expectations that growth and earnings will be better down the line. approach theing to point where economic growth and earnings will need to deliver. that is why we may enter the year with a continuation of the rally we would have been witnessing this year. at this point, markets are likely to begin questioning that. when we come to the end of 2014, we might be sitting back and saying the economies did eventually deliver. there are l
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
about this idea. if the political environment is tough with fb a reason to delay the law or grant a waiver to the law if you cite to the political environment as your justification? congress isn't doing what i want. i may suffer political damage so i'm going to do it anyway. i think in your testimony you did make some good points. i will give you that. you didn't cite the justification for delaying the mandate. he was asked about a press conference and he said in the normal political environment i would call the speaker and say this doesn't go to the essence of the law and we would've delay for a year but the but there wasn't a political environment on quote unquote obamacare. i think that is totally outlandish of the explanation and even more because congress by the time he made that statement had already passed the bill to delay the employer mandate precisely for the reason the president suggested. let me ask another question because professor turley, i appreciate her testimony and you cite above examples of the founding fathers. mr. lazarus you made the point that it doesn't me
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am EST
environment that there've been many other examples throughout history. martin luther and his use of poetry and thomas paine and the common sense and the way that they would use more broadly the run-up to the american and french revolution. .. >> host: how do you define feminism? >> guest: in the best sense feminism is a philosophy that says that men and women are equal before long, deserve the same rights, the same liberties, the equal dignity, and basically a philosophy of basic fairness. >> host: in your book, who stole feminism how women have betrayed women, you talk about the new feminism. what is the new feminism? >> guest: yes, well, the new feminism emerged especially in the 80's and 90's and is a rather hard-line version. i became a feminist in the >> i believed in equality of opportunity however in the '80s and '90s as ani philosophy professor readingere feminist theories and there were some theories that or soly aggressive with rather harshly anti-mail there were following the of mono with men are from venus and men are from the hell. i did not need to denigrate the bet it was a
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am EST
you would think that our schools were hospital environments for girls, they were second-class citizens, they were held back in every way which was important when in fact it was the exact opposite. the wellesley report was a very well-meaning -- they were so carried away with his victim agenda they failed to notice it was actually boys who had lower grades, boys who were more likely to drop out and less likely to go to college and yet not only did we have the wellesley report, but carol gilligan at harvard university debating girls as she said a are drowning and disappearing in a sea of western culture, that was her quotation, mary piper talking about revising ophelia, young women were in a state of extreme duress and suffering and falling behind, the exact opposite was true. girls by the mid 90s were flourishing in ways which were unprecedented. as a philosophy professor i would look at my classroom, increasingly female dominated. the girls were getting the better grades and rising. i began to check these facts to find out how did they come a -- there was so much success for women, wom
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
. if this environment changes, people are going to take a second look and say, wait a minute. they haven't grown operating income in three years, can't grow revenue. almost every facet of the business is declining, not growing, maybe this is not worth 28, maybe it's worth 22. i don't think it's egregiously expensive. not the kind of thing i want to allocate dollars to? not expensive at all. if you look at chart this stock after the last earnings basically took back when it lost when announced third-quarter earnings when it dropped 12%. in other words, it's now regained this $26 level. it's traded through it, and technically the stock looks interesting, too. >> all right. las vegas sands, another big winner today. that sent the stock up more than 60% this year. overrated, underestimated? b.k.? >> you know, b.k. would usually say a stock up 60% would be overrated, but i'm going to go underestimated on this. >> really. >> here's y.relative to it peers it's priced fairly well. it has a lot of growth potential. we also have the emerging markets potential in there. people have certainly said now you'l
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
. what are you seeing on the economic environment? >> this quarter was supposed to start. the holidayat shopping season, it was pushed late. other than that, things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions. we wereme about beacon. just talking about this. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping. they hate pain. >> does that come cheap? >> everybody is like that. we want to remove the friction and make a completely invisible to pay. we did that. you can go into a coffee shop, like you did, and you just walk in. your phone vibrates, so you know you are checked in. your photo appears on the point- of-sale system and you pay completely hands free. >> you do not have to go to another cash register? >> we have point-of-sale systems that check in. it enables any retail store or copy shop or restaurant to enable that. >> so you have these 30 systems. how many point-of-sale locations are you in? >> in the u.s., we have over 100,000 locations. i do not want to estimate. >> you can if you want. >> no, i cannot. >> it is a full
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
are you staying in terms of the economic environment in the u.s.? >> this quarter was slow to start, right? look at the holiday shopping, it was pushed late. other than that, i think things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions and have launched many products as well. john donahoe was excitedly showing this beacon. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping, but they hate paying. >> and it is not just because they are cheap? >> no. everyone is like that. we want to remove that friction and make it completely invisible to pay. with beacon, we did that. you can go into a coffee shop like he did earlier today and then your phone vibrates. you can pay completely hands- free. it can be a retail store or restaurants to enable that and have one of these systems. >> and i have big merchant partners, but how many point-of- sale locations are you in? >> in the u.s., we have over 100,000 locations. i do not want to make it specific -- >> you can. >> we have hundreds of thousands of locations. in australia, tens of thousands of loc
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
't be surprised if that existed. aid agencies are working in some of the most difficult environments in somalia. but one thing that aid agencies can do together is to have a collective strategy to negotiate collectively to get an union formed access to al-shabaab her tores to deliver assistance. >> thank you. speaking to us from mogadishu. >>> venezuela's president said this he will force businesses to cut prices. he had 49% of the votes. the coalition will be a test of the government. this is the reaction of president madu ro against his opponent. >> we have doubts of people of venezuela have told the world that the revolution continues. >> the results, according to the national electoral council is thaisthat this is a divided cou. do we want a divide venezuela? no, we want an united venezuela. >> singapore has set up an inquiry to investigate the city's worse riots in years. 27 people were arrested after two police vehicles were set on fire. charles stratford reports. >> reporter: a police car under attack on the streets of singapore. the crowd eventually overturned the vehicle. others they s
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
. we loved the environment in which you could actually achieve results. that's the great thing about being a governor. and i look at so many members of the utah state legislature who are here, and with each one of the i can tell you stories about how we able to get things done and there can do attitude. just remarkable. joe then went on to the senate and became terribly frustrated with the culture that existed on capitol hill, something that evan knows a lot about. i went on to china to become our senior diplomat running the embassy there, and we kind of regrouped a little bit when joe and nancy jacobson who really was the power behind no labels initially came and said would you like to become a part of this movement? and i thought what on earth is new labels? is a third party effort to try to shipwreck the republicans and the democrats? is it a bunch of mushy moderates trying to get together to take over the world? none of the above. come to find out that it is a group that respects the fact that we have a two-party system, and they are endeavoring to change the center of gravity aw
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
to create a trading environment that is friendly to korea to test the spot using privacy to open doors for further exchange. if artic that the president said that the korean government will lay the foundation to enter the chinese market director rian china fta and stand up for the interest of korean firm sand at the beach spots for regional trade pacts like a trans pacific partnership what seems to have it gets the korean economy is resilient. according to imf chief christine lead guard who made the comments on the last day of the two day visit here to soul song to some reports on how the global financial heavyweights these prospects and dangers for asia's fourth largest economy. korea is even more easily now. i was five years ago when the bubble financial crisis broke out that a point ahead of the international monetary fund. christina gap policy makers have used that time and he's the head office twice me. making sure that banks all properly capitalized and some didn't the wording external debts and deploying a month for a potential forty seats the call of the envy of the world. but
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
expertise in london. and also things like energy, environment, that's also uk is very, very strong. so i think both sides are looking at opportunities both for investments of china's capital in the uk, but also how the uk businesses could share a bigger size of the cake. because the uk investment is minuscule compared with other european countries in china. >> yeah. and do you think this will help london become the major offshore trading center for the renminbi? >> i think london is very well positioned, indeed, because after all, london is the leading financial center in the world and, of course, the china's bands also are already being welcomed in london and, in fact, recently, the china businesses consortium has bought a sizable chunk of the area next to the city of london. so that gives the china business an opportunity to be near the financial center, bring in china's businesses to london. but, of course, london is a launching plat for china's businesses all around europe. so i think london is very well positioned, indeed, in terms of financial services. >> boris johnson will hear y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
experience last time you let the cricket do the talking. last time we had the hostile environment. towards the end of the series we played good cricket. i thought everyone was respectful. we didn't do ourselves justice. coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. way back in 1954. england inspired to a 3-1 series win. andrew flintoff helped the home side win. having lost the first step. stuart broad bowled to victory. and alastair cook led the team to that 2-1 from behind win. australia's win in tests, one of the largest in terms of runs. the aussies are not expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. you see two good bowling attacks. we win is test match. if there two attacks, it's these two. there's enough in the wicket early. i think reverse swing will play a part, and i think spin will play a big part. >> the wicket may hold the ski. nathan lion should know it better than most, being the old curator. the visitors may enjoy the pitch more than brisbane. >> new zealand's cricketers wracked up a 609 on day two of the test. ross taylor smashed a maiden double century. the w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
cricket do the talking. we had the same hostile environment last time we came here. and the hostility changes because everyone was very respectful of the way we played. last time we didn't do ourselves justice. >> reporter: 2005, andrew flintoff help his side win. four years later steward brood bolled england to victory to regain the ashes, and last yearalster cook lead his team to a win in india. australia's 381 run win in brisbane was the first in this large test. they aren't expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. >> you'll see two very good balling attacks. if there is any two attacks that will be able to find a way, it's these two. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and spins will play a big part. >> reporter: the wicket may well hold the key to who wins in the match. this man was a curator here two years ago. >>> the miami heat's winning streak has been brought to an after losing to the pistons. seven of the nine players used on court scored in the double figures. kyle had the most point grabbing 18 to give detroit the 107-97 win. >>> kobe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
in environments that, for example, responders cannot get to. rubble after an earthquake or pros tetics, and how we can think about the interplay between the nervous system of the animals and mechanics in their body. understanding how it works in terms of physical and nervous system is a first step. researchers hope to bring the extraordinary ability to a new generation of robots. >> i'll try not to let the last story catch me out. a study on speech identified what could be the most difficult phrase. most know it as a tongue twister. here goes pad kid poured kid pore cold. >> it doesn't make a lot of sense, it is tough to say. host of us remember this one: piper picked a pep of pickled pepper, a peckled... . >> we're going to hit. >>>. >>> a massive storm assaulting the nation's midsection. below zero temperatures, heavy snow and thick ice are threatening people and power supplies. [ chants ] >> a slowdown at fast food restaurants, workers hitting the p pickett lines demanding higher wages. >> millions of passwords sfln from facebook and google. >> coming out after spending a career in the closet.
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. . >>> we've got all that cold arctic air diving into the bay area. temperatures down low 20s in some spots. when might we warm things up. we'll tell you about it coming up. >>> and back ups are getting worse toward the dublin interchange. we'll have the latest travel times, here, and the latest reports on black ice. full traffic report coming up. >>> the 49ers can now say they have beaten a quality opponent and more importantly they can say they have beaten the seattle sea hawks. this is a great time for the biggest run of the year. 51 yards, gore goes over 100 yards. that will set up phil dawson for the chip shot, game winning field goal with 30 seconds left. the 49ers take down their nfc west rivals since 1917. the raiders played like the bad
Dec 4, 2013 11:35pm PST
: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at and thrive. ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's my kind of holiday tonight, already won four grammies for this cover alone. here to sing with us, r. kelly. here to chat and sing for us r. kelly from the sony outdoor stage. tomorrow night jason schwartzman will be here from "scandal" guillermo diaz will b
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the factors that contradicted to the success. >> bali is a beautiful environment for this type of compromise. setting forxed negotiations. ink about what this means terms of precedents for the very heightened talks on subsidies for the next stage in terms of agreements?l this is one in the most sensitive issues. does this set a precedent for further talks? >> it to. i hear the tone of all of the aveloping economies, reservation to the subsidization that was done by the developed economies. this is a horizontal imbalance. the package that was approved to toow developed economies to do socialization -- subsidization. there are hundreds of millions of farmers. the just issued a few security law. indonesia has 250 million people. we have a lot of farmers. we have a lot of people to feed. our ability to do stockholding of certain staples and subsidization i think will be for not only us but the developing economies. it will set a process -- precedent in terms of treating the nuance for the purpose of rebalancing the imbalances we might have seen in the past many years. >> top specifically about h
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
the regulatory environment on the bitcoin i believe. >> fair to call it a currency? >> tender, i don't know. what would you call it, herb, since you're here? >> well, no. i think that's the issue. i think a lot of people don't fully understand it. it's at a means of -- >> payment. >> means of payment but not a currency. >> i'm not slighting bitcoin. we can give you gold and you can feel compensated for what i owe you -- >> i think we've learned never to underestimate something that evolves like this from silicon valley which is where it evolves from. >> or japan. >> we don't know. >> okay. rj, thank you so much for joining us. jon, thank you as well, somewhere out there in the ether. herb, we want to talk about this market. it has been a speculative market according to some people and i would like to know where the stock pickers fit in here? >> this is a great question. there was an interesting piece in the "new york times" today taking a look at our friend bob ole stein of the ol stein funds and says saying this is an old-fashioned stock picker and beating the indexes with his fund. a number of
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i want to take you down to san mateo and this is a mess. as you can see, diverting traffic there. this is el camino real. there was a fatal accident there. now an investigation going on. traffic, very slow, as you can see. that roadway is completely closed at that point. sal will be coming up to tell us the best way to get around all of this in just a moment. >>> and the investigation is going on. good morning. i'm dave clark. pam cook is here for tori campbell and we're gonna check weather and traffic. sal will be here in a moment. but steve, our weather is gonna change beyond what we see today. >> the big change has been the fog. some of it very thick. patrick in redwood shores says san mateo bridg
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
rate environment, you know, the cost of ownership of gold disappear, right? >> yes. >> and with the perception that that world is changing and presumably that is having a marked investment -- >> absolutely. >> and the other thing is, if we're going to ease up on qe, there is that edge. those two things go away, don't they? we haven't seen the final outcome of what qe does. i don't think we've seen what it does when it gets removed. definitely, though, it is about real interest rates. that's what really moves gold long-term is if you're get ago strong return on u.s. treasuries, obviously, investment in gold is going to be less urgent for you. definitely in 2013 what you're seeing is the perception of rising rates. but we haven't had them yet. it's about what is coming down the pipe in terms of real interest rates. >> yeah. and, of course, how much investors have unloaded. do we know how much investors have unloaded from what -- >> well, the etf went into this year with record high holdings. if you look again, you'll find that, yes, there was a sell-off in the spring
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
an environment where we can compete in the world. marching valiantly towards 1970 is no way of doing that. try and get the people out of work into what to do that, massive reform. why are we giving more money to french farmers than we do to universities? that is the future. i want to stay in, but i want to stay in a reformed europe. if they won't reform big time, frankly, we would be better out. >> thank you very much, lord digby jones, a man never to sit on the front. we'll be hearing from the chancellor soon and the labor party chancellor, as well. >> yes. i don't want to be the person digby hits on, but it's good to see him. thanks for that, helia. you can tell him that, by the way. we get along quite well. we have got coverage of the chancellor's statement coming up in 20 minutes. the viewers in europe which, of course, does include the uk i know some people think the uk isn't in europe, but it is. it says so on my passport. on the agenda today, we have an issue of jobless claims set to release at 8:30. it's a good preview of what might come tomorrow with the employment report. also at 8:3
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
environment. >> steven, some people note the correlation between the dollar and the u.s. ten-year treasury yield has broke b down of late. do you think that is the case? >> well, it's kind of broken down the last two or three days. which isn't fair to judge a correlation. but i think the key issue is this -- that what we've seen over the last couple of days is the market has had to adjust rapidly its expectations of tapering is that volatility indications, indication of risk, the vix has backed up and that offset a lot of the positive impact that a higher interest rate has on the currency because risk managers tell you you can't hold as much, that they're worried about their value at risk. i think, though, that the volatility won't come down and we'll see the dollar rally again. >> steve, we've got more time with us. steven englander with some ideas there for us. >>> let's take a look at today's other top stories. deutsche bank has pulled the plug on commodities trading to become the first bank to exit the sector due to pressures. it will cut 200 jobs as it sees energy, agriculture, metals
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
the truth, and trust the people. be it healthcare, be it environment, economic mobility, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of millions of people throughout the world. of course almost two years ago, pew along with the c.f.a. institute cofounded the council. which sought to give voice to the people's interest. i'm particularly pleased secretary lew will be speaking this morning on the importance of completing the financial reform. secretary lew came to the job as a widely expert on policy. his expertise and knowledge have proven invaluable as he steered the nation through budget and debt limit negotiations. he has brought a very free perspective to the cause of financial reform. he spoken eloquently of the need for regulators to finish the important task that the dodd-frank law before them. he steadfastly fought against efforts to reopen dodd-frank. he rightly argued that regulators should be given time to strengthen our financial system through dodd-frank implementation. he is tackled unafraid the thankless job cheering, five different regulatory agencies to finish thei
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
was caused by polonium. the french scientists found traces consistent with a natural environment and it did not cause the death. arafat's widow reacted. >> you can imagine to what extent i'm upset by the contradictions. >> when al jazeera report though r that swiss scientists found lie levels in clothing that yasser arafat had on. arafat's widow, a french citizens insisted on an exhumation. 60 tissue samples were distributed to france and russia. swiss scientists reported the likelihood that arafat was poisoned. they are characteristic of him having a dose of polonium before he died. those levels are about 36 times what you would expect. >> according to palestine officials russian scientists reported the role of polonium is inconclusive. it was suggested that it may have come from naturally occurring gases. ruben randle al jazeera. >> arafat died in a french hospital nine years ago. the official cause of death was listed as a stroke. french doctors said they were unable to determine what caused the illness. >> a young dictator may are removed his uncle from power and had to aides executed.
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